Uniting Tasmania

IFSS: Pregnant and Young Parent Support (PYPS)

PYPS IFFS delivers case managed support to pregnant women, and young parents who fall into the under 25 year age group in the greater Launceston area. Service is available 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, however the primary worker is only available two days a week, and other members of the team address urgent support needs on the other days.

Although PYPS has designated its speciality service areas below, advice, referral and advocacy services are offered to clients to ensure that they link into other service providers as needed.

What the service can help with

Familial exclusion
Family supports
Mental health
Sexual and reproductive health
Social and emotional development
Social exclusion

How the service is delivered

Case Management
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Support Services

Services are available for

Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

0 - 24

To access the service, clients

"Must be pregnant and/or a parent, and 25 years or under.

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

No referral required

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service
Transportation can be provided
Home visits can be provided

Regions covered


Contact Details

34 Paterson Street Launceston TAS 7250

6333 8000 or 6244 1144



Focus Domains





Being loved and safe

Being healthy


Having a positive sense of culture and identity